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705111

Battle of Buda (Budapest)... One month prior to the historic fall of Buda!

Item #705111

August 05, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 5, 1686



* The Battle of Buda (modern day Budapest)

* Considerable details

* The Fall of Buda approx. one month away




Contains lengthy reports regarding the Battle of Buda (modern day Budapest), fought between the Holy League and the Ottoman Empire. Too much information to describe. See images for portions of the coverage. Due to the early date, it is quite ... See More  

Item from Catalog 344 (released for July, 2024)

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$165.00
705036

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1701...

Item #705036

October 06, 1701

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 6, 1701



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* At the turn of the 18th century




This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is c... See More  

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$30.00
705027

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1675...

Item #705027

April 29, 1675

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 29, 1675



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, m... See More  

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$47.00
704983

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1700...

Item #704983

May 30, 1700

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 30, 1700



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* At the turn of the 18th century




This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is c... See More  

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$33.00
704695

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1672...

Item #704695

May 09, 1672

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 9, 1672



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring... See More  

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$47.00
704142

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1683...

Item #704142

April 23, 1683

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 23, 1683



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measur... See More  

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$44.00
703993

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1691...

Item #703993

March 14, 1691

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 14, 1691



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measur... See More  

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703990

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1673...

Item #703990

September 18, 1673

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 18, 1673



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measur... See More  

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703910

Charles II offers a pardon in the Popish Plot investigation...

Item #703910

November 03, 1679

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 3, 1679 



* Popish Plot (to kill King Charles II) pardon ?



This issue has two items concerning the curious Popish Plot, the fabricated scheme accusing Catholics of plotting the assassination of King Charles II.

Most of the first column of the front page is taken up with a Royal Proclamation by the king pardon to those providing information in the Popish... See More  

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$145.00
703888

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1671...

Item #703888

July 24, 1671

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 24, 1671



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuri... See More  

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$46.00
703885

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1685...

Item #703885

August 10, 1685

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 10, 1685



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuri... See More  

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703642

Article signed by Robert Fulton... Ratification of the Jay Treaty...

Item #703642
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1796 



* Robert Fulton - steamboat fame

* Jay Treaty ratification




Among the articles of interest within are the conclusion of: "On the Utility of Small Canals" signed in type by: Robert Fulton; "Inoculation the Cause of the Great Increase of Population" "On the Migration of Swallows" "Parliamentary Proceeding... See More  

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703104

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1684...

Item #703104

September 22, 1684

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 22, 1684



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measur... See More  

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703101

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1675...

Item #703101

July 15, 1675

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 15, 1675



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, me... See More  

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703100

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1684...

Item #703100

November 03, 1684

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 3, 1684



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measurin... See More  

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$42.00
702887

Edmund Halley (23 years old)... Significant issue on the Popish Plot...

Item #702887

April 10, 1679

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 10, 1679 


* Early mention of Edmund Halley (he was only 23 years old)
* Popish Plot (to kill King Charles II)

 
The back page has not one but two items concerning the Popish Plot in England, a contrived conspiracy to accuse Catholic leaders of plotting to kill King Charles II.
A report from Dublin notes: "A Proclamation has
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$265.00
702794

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1701...

Item #702794

April 03, 1701

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 3, 1701



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* At the turn of the 18th century




This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is ... See More  

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$32.00
702676

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1671...

Item #702676

June 15, 1671

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 15, 1671



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuri... See More  

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701195

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1671...

Item #701195

November 20, 1671

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 20, 1671



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuri... See More  

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$52.00
701176

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1686...

Item #701176

April 01, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 1, 1686



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* Hold something original from the 17th century




This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th ce... See More  

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700720

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1686...

Item #700720

March 29, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 29, 1686



* Earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 ... See More  

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698727

Edmund Andros arrives to govern New England...

Item #698727

February 14, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 14, 1686  The back page has the historic report of governor Edmund Andros' arrival in Boston to begin his leadership of the Dominion of New England. Datelined: "Boston in New-England, Dec. 27" the report notes in part: "The 20th instant arrived here Sir Edmund Andros, his Majesties Governor in chief of New-England..." with a bit more (... See More  

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698717

Act concerning high treason & piracy in America...

Item #698717

December 18, 1779

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 18, 1779  The front page has a report of several Acts of Parliament receiving the Royal Assent by the King, one to: "...empower His Majesty to secure & detain persons charged with, or suspected of, the crime of High Treason committed in any of His Majesty's Colonies or Plantations in America, or on the High Seas, or the crime of Piracy."

Th... See More  

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698264

Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary...

Item #698264

April 27, 1685

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 23-27, 1685 



* Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary

* Best publication to be had - very rare as such




This is one of the more desirable & historic events of the period, with the entire front page & some of the back page taken up with the coronation of King James II and Queen Mary. The report is datelined April 23 and has a one par
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698244

The "crisis" is getting worse...

Item #698244

October 03, 1795

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Oct. 3, 1795 



* During George Washington's administration



The front page has news reports from London, Bermuda, Plymouth, Northampton and elsewhere. Varied news reports carry over to pages 2 & 3. A feature of page 2 is an address: "To the Speaker of the House of Rep. of the U.S." which begins: "That viewing with dee... See More  

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698234

Map of Guadeloupe...

Item #698234
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1759  Within this issue is a nice full page map titled: "A New and Accurate Map of the Isles of Guadloupe, Marie-Galante, etc. from the Best Authorities" which shows much detail & is in nice condition. This is a full page map measuring 5 by 8 1/4 inches and is accompanied by 2 related articles titled: "Articles of Capitulation bet... See More  

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698138

The Gunpowder Incident: in a Williamsburg newspaper... And so much more!

Item #698138

April 28, 1775

THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg (with Supplement), April 28, 1775  



* Very rare Colonial Virginia title

* Gunpowder Incident - Affair




This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War.

This issue was printed 9 days after the battle of Lex... See More  

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698085

Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown: a first report...

Item #698085

November 27, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 27, 1781  



* Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown

* Revolutionary War ending

* Historic item - 1st report




This is one of the more noteworthy issues of the Chronicle for the entire Revolutionary War, as it is the first issue in this title to announce the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, essentially ending the Revolutionary War.

Although the fo... See More  

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698078

Broadside newspaper on naval battles...

Item #698078

May 17, 1779

THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, May 17, 1779 



* Action of 13 May 1779

* Sir James Wallace

* Saint-Malo coast

* Naval battle of frigates




This is an uncommon broadside newspaper, single sheet and printed on one side only. The focus of this issue is on naval victories off the Brittany coast of France. Measures 7 3/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition.... See More  

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698036

License needed to be a peddler...

Item #698036

May 17, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, May 17, 1686 



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* Hold something original from the 17th century




Most of the front page is taken up with: "A Proclamation" which enforces the use of a license to be a peddler.

The remainder of the front page and most of the back page are taken up with other reports from Europe, plus there are sev... See More  

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698035

Extremely rare 1665 Oxford Gazette... Account of deaths from the Great Plague...

Item #698035

January 18, 1666

THE OXFORD GAZETTE, London, January 18, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar)  



* One of the earliest & rarest of newspapers to be had



This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world.

Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed its
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$998.00
698026

Death of King James II...

Item #698026

September 11, 1701

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 11, 1701  



* King James II of England death



The back page has an historic report of the death of King James II, the last Catholic monarch of England who was deposed during the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and spend the remainder of his life in exile in France.

The report from Paris dated Sept. 17 reads: "The late King fell into a lethargy on the 1... See More  

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697267

Rare issue of the Oxford Gazette... Death toll from the Great Plague...

Item #697267

December 28, 1665

THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Dec. 28, 1665 



* Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had

* Great Plague of London - epidemic deaths




This is an extremely famous--and rare--title being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. This is the #13 issue.

Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal ... See More  

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$4,150.00
695988

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1698...

Item #695988

July 21, 1698

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 21, 1698



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* Nearing the beginning of the 18th century




This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century... See More  

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695842

Rare reference to both the Great Fire & the Great Plague...

Item #695842

October 01, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 1, 1666  



* The great plague

* London fire report




The back page contains a report: "The Plague continuing still very dangerous at Cambridge, Peterborough, and other places near the City of Ely, the Lord Bishop of Ely hath thought fit to prohibit the holding of the Fairs of St. Luke & St. Audrey at Ely this instant October." plus the back ... See More  

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695083

A tornado in South Carolina? A book on America...

Item #695083

July 09, 1761

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 9, 1761  Pages 5 and 6 have over half a page of content headed: "America" with datelines from New York and Boston.

There is a detailed account from South Carolina concerning a strong weather event they call a "Typhones" which I suspect is a typhoon. But by the description it could also have been a tornado, apparently unfamiliar to the w... See More  

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$36.00
694986

Broadside "Extra" of the Pennsylvania Gazette...

Item #694986

May 17, 1771

POSTSCRIPT EXTRAORDINARY to the PENNSYLVANIA GAZETTE....Philadelphia, May 17, 1771  A very handsome broadside (printed on one side only) "Extra" edition of the famous newspapers, owned by Ben Franklin during the previous decade.

The reports are news items from London brought over in the ships Lydia and Paolo. Included are items concerning the radical Richard Oliver being committed ... See More  

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694151

Early Boston newspaper with nice front page references to the French & Indian War...

Item #694151

December 29, 1760

THE BOSTON GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, December 29, 1760  



* Original colonial America publication

* French and Indian War coverage




A quite early issue of this famous title, from near the end of the French & Indian War.

Just a few months earlier the governor of Canada surrendered the province of Quebec (New France) to the British, and the French outpost of Detroit surrendered t... See More  

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693980

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1684...

Item #693980

December 04, 1684

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 4, 1684



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measurin... See More  

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$40.00
693475

News from America...

Item #693475

July 10, 1779

THE LONDON GAZETTE, London, July 10, 1779  The second page has a dateline of Whitehall, July 10, 1779 and carries news the "Extract of a Letter from General Sir Henry Clinton Knight of the Bath, to Lord George Germain, dated Head Quarters, Phillipsburg, June 18, 1779..." with content on America. Other news  and advertisements are within.

Complete in eight pages, some scattered... See More  

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693183

References to the Jacobite Rebellion...

Item #693183

November 12, 1746

THE DAILY GAZETTEER OR, LONDON ADVERTISER, November 12, 1746  In the masthead is printed: "A Vigorous War; Or, Glorious Peace".

The front page has a detailed article: "Considerations on Convoys for the Trade of Portugal, the Straights, Africa, the West-Indies, Virginia and other of the Northern Colonies." A brief front page item references the Jacobite Rebellion with: &qu... See More  

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693036

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1677...

Item #693036

November 19, 1677

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 19, 1677



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuri... See More  

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692957

Procession to Westminster Hall in 1672 - Hilary Term begins...

Item #692957

January 27, 1672

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 27, 1672 (Julian Calendar)



* Procession to Westminster Hall

* The beginning of the Hilary Term




The back of the leaf has a nice article providing details regarding the Procession to Westminster Hall (Parliament, England) to begin the Hilary Term (so named because the feast day of St Hilary of Poitiers occurs during this academic/legal term). See images ... See More  

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692193

Great account of the Siege of Quebec...

Item #692193

June 28, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 28, 1760 



* Siege or Second Battle of Quebec

* British commander James Murray




Pages 4 and 5 contains the report from 'The London Gazette Extraordinary' on the historic Siege of Quebec, or Second Battle of Quebec. This was a French attempt to retake Quebec City, Canada, which had been captured by Britain the previous year. The siege lasted for... See More  

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$72.00
691039

A report on the Jay Treaty...

Item #691039

August 28, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, Aug. 28, 1795 



* Uncommon 18th century publication

* re. John Jay's Treaty




A handsome issue of the 18th century, with two decorative embellishments in the masthead & ornate lettering in the title.

The middle of page 2 has: "American Treaty - Extract of a Letter from a Merchant in Philadelphia, to his son in London, dated July 1
... See More  

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691036

Burning of St. Paul's Church, Covent Garden...

Item #691036

September 25, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, Sept. 25, 1795  A handsome issue of the 18th century, with two decorative embellishments in the masthead & ornate lettering in the title.

Page 2 has a detailed article headed: "Church of St. Paul, Covent Garden" which reports on this tragic fire of 5 days earlier. The famous church still stands today and is a focal point of the new Covent G... See More  

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690901

Rare issue of the Oxford Gazette... Death toll from the Great Plague...

Item #690901

December 21, 1665

THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Dec. 21, 1665 



* Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had

* The black plague deaths




This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. This is the #11 issue.

Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had remove... See More  

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$1,560.00
690711

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1700...

Item #690711

November 11, 1700

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 11, 1700



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* At the turn of the 18th century




This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is ... See More  

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$30.00
690466

Assassination of the Dey of Algiers...

Item #690466

July 13, 1710

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 13, 1710  The front page begins with a report from: "Algiers" which notes: "...the Dey of this Kingdom was shot in the Council House after he had reigned three years...The conspirators were only five Turks...the new government was in great confusion...the son-in-law remained with a small army in the field, but upon his march to force this place... See More  

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$87.00
690355

Early from Birmingham, England...

Item #690355
ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE OR THE GENERAL CORRESPONDENT, England, March 7, 1743 



* Uncommon publication

* 18th century original




It is rare to find British newspapers outside of London with such an early date. This is a nice newspaper with much news of the day both from England and the rest of Europe. The bottom of the front page has full red-inked tax stamp. The first letter in the ... See More  

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$67.00
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